Bubber vs Dubber - What's the difference?

bubber | dubber |


As nouns the difference between bubber and dubber

is that bubber is (archaic) a person who steals plate from public houses while dubber is one who dubs, or gives a name.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

bubber

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (archaic) A person who steals plate from public houses.
  • (archaic) A drinking bowl.
  • (archaic) a very good drinker.
  • References

    * BUBBER'', ''Dictionary of Thieving Slang , 1737.

    dubber

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who dubs, or gives a name.
  • * 2002 , Peter R. Coss, Maurice Hugh Keen, Heraldry, Pageantry, and Social Display in Medieval England (page 199)
  • thus to knight someone lacking in virtue dishonoured the dubber .
  • A person who records or adds a dubbed soundtrack to a film
  • A globular vessel or bottle of leather, used in India to hold ghee, oil, etc.
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